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Upcoming Press Conferences

Press Conference by the Special Adviser for the UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants
4 July 2016 13:30 - 14:15
Preparations for the UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants (New York, 19 September 2016) and recommendations in the Secretary-General's report "In Safety and Dignity: On Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants".
  • Ms. Karen Koning AbuZayd, Special Adviser for the UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants
  • Press conference by the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate
    5 July 2016 12:00 - 12:45
    - Current global terrorism threat and counter-terrorism efforts of the United Nations.
    - The role of the Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee and its Executive Directorate.
    - Concrete actions required from Member States to effectively fight terrorism while respecting international human rights law, international refugee law, and international humanitarian law.
  • Mr. Jean-Paul Laborde, Assistant Secretary General and Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED)